May, 2017

Employee Engagement Defined

HR Bartender

If someone asked you to define employee engagement in a single sentence, what would you say? Back in 1964, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart coined the phrase “I know it when I see it.” to describe his threshold test for obscenity. I do sometimes wonder if employee engagement is like porn.

Your 2017 Picks: Workforce Planning, Hiring Manager Communications and Cost Per Hire Equations

ClearCompany HRM

We’re halfway through the year, and here at ClearCompany, we really love creating content about how to make talent acquisition, performance management , onboarding and goal setting better for companies.

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What is a PEO? The solution to making your company great!

EmployeeConnect

A Professional Employer Organization , or PEO, allows businesses to outsource their administrative needs to a third party that specializes in these duties.

3 Reasons Office Perks Are the New Normal

Cornerstone On Demand

It's no secret that Millennials—the founders of social media and the first generation of employees raised on technology—have different aspirations and desires than their Baby Boomer parents.

Digital Learning Tips and Tricks from Neuroscience

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Chief Freedom Officer, Learningtogo

Join "Brain Lady" Margie Meacham for a quick-paced review of the latest tips and tricks as revealed by neuroscience. Learn how the brain works - and, in doing so, discover how to make your training stand out amidst the daily clutter of the online experience.

Employee Retention: Tomorrow’s Recruiting Metric

Lighthouse

As HR is increasing its presence as a strategic part of the business, key performance indicators, or KPIs, are becoming a key part of the language for discussing how it is actually performing.

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The Key to Employee Engagement: Your Net Promoter Score

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Workify , an all-in-one people management software platform. Workify is a technology-enabled service that helps companies measure and trend employee engagement over time through continuous feedback loops. Enjoy the post!).

What Does Your Employer Brand Look Like?

ClearCompany HRM

You are exposed to a multitude of brands every single day, whether they be the billboards you pass on your way to work, the ads and posts you see all over Facebook or your favorite social media site.

Cultivating a Business Culture that Encourages Lifelong Learning

EmployeeConnect

What if lifelong learning promised steady increases in the quality-of-life for your family, better earning power, increased recognition, guaranteed career advancement and greater job satisfaction? That’s certainly something that would make most people rethink their educational strategies. Well, guess what? Ongoing learning, personal development, and training offer all of these benefits and more.

Four Ways Company Culture Can Support Women in Leadership

Cornerstone On Demand

While more than 75 percent of CEOs say gender equality is part of their top 10 business priorities, women remain underrepresented across every level of the corporate pipeline—comprising just 37 percent of management positions and 19 percent of C-Suite positions, according to a recent study from McKinsey and LeanIn.org. This gender disparity doesn't stem from the inability of women to perform at top levels.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

This Consulting Firm Uses Company Values to Attract Top Talent

Reflektive

Companies with well-defined values know they create a virtuous cycle. First, the values attract top talent who are able to be picky about the tone of their workplace, and then, those people affirm the company values through their voices and actions.

How To Easily Engage Employees In The Day-To-Day

CultureIQ

Everyday Employee Engagement Ideas. According to Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2016 report , 85% of executives believe employee engagement is very important — but only 46% of companies reported that they’re prepared to tackle the engagement challenge.

How to Reduce Individual Stress Levels at Work

HR Bartender

During this year’s BetterWorks Goal Summit , closing keynote speaker Srikumar Rao , author of the book, “ Happiness at Work: Be Resilient, Motivated, and Successful – No Matter What ”, shared with us his views on stress and goals. I must admit, it was a great way to wrap up our day.

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Nontraditional Grads: Who They Are & Why You Should Recruit Them

ClearCompany HRM

Spring is in full swing and that means new grads are crossing the stage and finally starting a career in a field for which they have real passion. This is an exciting time for employers, too.

Cracking the Career Development Code

Speaker: Julie Winkle Giulioni, Author, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Employees Want

It’s 2020 and it’s time to crack the code on career development. Julie Winkle Giulioni, leadership and career consultant, will share her findings from decades of field research. She’ll deconstruct effective career development, offering a practical framework that makes it more doable and durable, by identifying and assessing the skills gaps in your workforce.

Applying Design Thinking for Employee-Driven Solutions

Everwise

The business operating environment has transformed over the past decade with the development of technology.

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Why HR Needs a Marketing Strategy

Cornerstone On Demand

When most of us think of marketing, we think of promoting a business: brand creation, strategic positioning, social media, advertising, pricing, etc. Almost every business makes a strong investment in these practices; and few (if not none) could exist without it. So couldn't these same principles be applied to a line of business? I think so—and Human Resources, in particular, could benefit from some marketing.

What’s the Difference Between Human Resources and Organization Development? - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

What’s the Difference Between Human Resources and Organization Development? Being part of a consulting firm that focuses on people analytics and organization development, I am often asked to explain the precise differences between human resources (HR) and organization development (OD). Both functions deal with people, right? So, many naturally assume they do the same thing. Yet, there are more differences than similarities between HR and OD.

Trust: Why It Matters and How Tech Can Help

The Aristocracy of HR

000010000000Campaign/FTC disclosure: This is a sponsored guest blog post. I will receive compensation for this post. I only work with companies I feel have great products, services and offerings.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

Employee Engagement Surveys: 4 Planning and Execution Must-Haves

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Readex Research , which provides expert survey services to help businesses understand their internal and external customers. Their services include employee experience surveys. Enjoy the post!).

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4 Things College Grads Want in an Employer

ClearCompany HRM

We’ve heard all the stereotypes. Millennials don’t stick around in their positions for more than three years, Millennials are slackers and they hold a sense of entitlement.

Ensuring Implementation Expectations Equal Reality

HRchitect

By: Samantha Colby. You’ve read up on our top tips for ensuring that the features of the HCM system you are implementing meet your company’s future state (Hint: if you haven’t – it involves a thorough evaluation process plus scripted vendor demos). Now you’re on to the next phase – implementation.

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Cartoon Coffee Break: Let's Talk About Your Facebook Post

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our " Cartoon Coffee Break " series. While we take talent management seriously, we also know it's important to have a good laugh. Check back every two weeks for a new ReWork cartoon. Header photo: Creative Commons Categories: Company Culture

HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all type-A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching and developing effective teams at work.

Employee Handbooks: Your Ultimate Guide

Ultimate Software

Guest post by Kate Bischoff, Employment Lawyer & HR Consultant. Shoved deep in some desks of supervisors and employees, the employee handbook resides. For some, the handbook has lived in this dark corner of the workplace for years without a thought or care.

Why Compensation Doesn’t Drive Motivation

Reflektive

Everyone can use more money. No matter how happy and engaged your employees are at work, they won’t turn down a raise or a perk. But will the incentive of a higher salary or compensation bonus improve their work performance? Well, that’s another story. Financial incentives can undermine autonomy and intrinsic motivation Click To Tweet.

Human Resources Is the Architect of Work

HR Bartender

Whenever people ask me what I do and I say “human resources”, their first response is … oh, you hire people. Which is true, HR often has responsibility for talent acquisition. But it’s certainly not the sum and substance of the role.

HR Hired Before Other Execs! Is This a Fad or Fundamental?

ClearCompany HRM

Over the years I’ve seen HR practices come and go. Remember the Zappo’s “ Holacracy ”? Sounded great…but didn’t stick. This, my friends, is what we would call a fad. So, in that vein, a friend of mine forwarded me a New York Times Article titled: Focusing On HR Before Ping Pong Tables.

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5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!